We have called upon Harrington Group to assist us in providing bid documents, interpreting codes, inspecting contractor’s work and most importantly, negotiating with local Fire Departments which Harrington Group does with confidence and knowledge. Due to the success we have had in our relationship with Harrington Group, when we are faced with a particular difficult fire protection problem (which seem to be more numerous every year) Harrington Group comes to mind first. — , Autozone
The development of NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigation, and recent court decisions pertaining to the reliability of scientific evidence and expert opinions such as Kumho Tire Co. v. Carmichael and Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., continue to change the rules of fire investigation. These changes have advanced the profession by requiring that investigators use the scientific method and base their opinions and conclusions on science and not on experience alone. Of course, these changes present a challenge to many Fire Investigators, who until recently, could offer opinions that were not based on science or the scientific method. The particular challenge to Fire Investigators today is that fire science is sufficiently complex to require a thorough understanding of chemistry, physics, fluid dynamics, heat transfer, and higher-level mathematics. Harrington Group’s Fire Investigators are either degreed or registered Fire Protection Engineers and are competent Fire Scientists who meet the necessary qualifications for the job. Our origin and cause investigations are thorough and objective, while striving to meet the unique needs of each client.
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